I Have Fingers of Thunder

Johny Thundersbeard does not procrastinate about writing

When to use a Simile

Simile’s can be over used and over the top. They can enliven writing that needs it, however. The key is to only use it when you want to offer insight. … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Today was a big success. Yes, I successfully

Firstly, apologies to those on my email list for all the “30 Day Blogging Challenge” entries. They are actually from last year, I am moving my writing.com blog from there … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

2 Great Writing Email Newsletters Worth Subscribing To

I am pretty old school. I still love email. In fact, I still love mailing lists. These days, everything old is new again, and now I love email newsletters. It’s … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Abraham Lincoln’s Descendents

Watching Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and I was driven by an insatiable need, not for blood, but to search for the descendents of the real Abraham Lincoln. Unfortunately, it seems … Continue reading

December 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

What does it mean to write?

What does it mean to you when someone says “to write?” What does it mean to them when someone says they are a natural to writing, that they have an … Continue reading

December 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Reviewing Your Mistakes

Day 7 of the 30 Day Blogging Challenge Charles Hamblin, an Australian philosopher, took the idea of phallacy, which come from formally incorrect arguments, and said “let’s explore them”. Depending … Continue reading

January 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

The future of the Updates function at Writing.com

The following post is not part of the 30 Day Blogging Challenge I like the idea of the updates page. There really needs to be sense of “real time” on … Continue reading

January 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happiness, this new year, brings.

Happiness in a personal sense is rushing to snap this piece off for the 30 Day Blooging Challenge. My wife and kids are already at the beach. I’ll be there … Continue reading

January 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Day at WDC

http://www.writing.com/main/handler/item_id/1134192-The-Best-of-the-Rest Today, I entered this competition. I’m hoping to win so I can pass on the GPs earned to the Ultimate Champ. Kiss me luck! I also rentered my “grits … Continue reading

December 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Omifod! Somebody donateded!!??

Well gonna have to do something about recognizing the great people who are donating towards the Annual Detailed Writing Prompt Comp Champ.(or whatever that title ends up being!) Like this … Continue reading

December 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

(scandal!) Content Rating Changed over Innocuous Word!

I sometimes feel like the most hated person on WDC. — This Intro Rating change was made for the following general reason: Brief Description Content Is Not ‘E’ Rated. Item … Continue reading

December 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

…On Pseudonyms

James Chivallo. Daryl Hackett, Nicole Quinterro, Dana Springfield, Louis Blackburn Jnr, Some Other Bloke, Prophet Ra, Duck the Third, Mark Delgado. These are just some of the nom de plumes … Continue reading

October 2, 2011 · Leave a comment

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